Absence makes the fingers fonder – or more blistered!

An owner of a Specht custom recently wrote in about he and his guitar getting re-acquainted; and how well the instrument worked after such a spell of not being played.

Dude, here is the divine instrument in my kitchen. Read more

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Guitar Neck Repair

An unfixable broken guitar neck? Not always . . .

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Warmoth Strat

Here are the parts a customer gave me to put together a “Warmoth” Strat for him. There’s a lot of details in a job like this and It’s never as simple as people may think. All Warmoth maple necks Read more

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Fret Dressing – Before + After

Here’s a couple close up shots, ┬ábefore and after fret dressing work. Note the grooves worn into the frets in the first shot. These get worked until silky smooth for ultimate string contact.


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Restoring an old Rex Parlor

Recently, I was approached to restore an old Rex Parlor guitar. The customer knew it needed some work and had a rough idea of what he wanted.

“It’ll need tuners, a new bridge, the neck to be set, and Read more

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Fixing a Warwick Bass

This came in with a broken truss rod. The pics show the steps to repair and reset this bass.

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Back to Life After a Party

Here are a few shots of a Taylor that had a bad night at someone’s party. It was quite a journey to bring this guitar back!

Before . . .

After . . .

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Wolfdog Baritone

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